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And the winner is….

Join us on November 14 to celebrate these outstanding family businesses! Community Engagement Happy Chicken Farms Family Business of the Year Kimball Midwest Lifetime Achievement Dr. John Swartz, Lakeshore Cryotronics Milestone Awards 1 millionth ticket – Easy IT 15 years – Environmental Pest Management 25 years in Central Ohio – Hylant 25 years – Integrated …

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Hiring

The Difficulties of Hiring for a Family Business

Each year, our Economic Outlook survey reflects the challenges that family business leaders have in finding and hiring qualified employees. Conway Center service provider Mike Devine of Devine Consulting addresses this issue in a blog post, The Difficulties of Hiring for a Family Business: When one looks at the hiring data, new hires fail 89% …

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Bea’s Blog: The Importance of Trusts – Not Boilerplate!

Creating a trust is an essential component in your estate planning, but boilerplate trusts can often derail or negate the personal goals of your trust. Boilerplate trusts use form language and lack individual thought. They are not personal to you. They are often obtained from the Internet or from software used by many Ohio lawyers …

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Community Engagement

Community engagement is a hallmark of many successful family businesses. Family business leaders make giving back to the communities that support them a pillar of their businesses. Indeed, each fall, the Conway Center for Family Business honors and celebrates many family businesses who are exemplary stewards of our Central Ohio community at its annual awards event. …

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Protect Your Cash Cow by Choosing the Right Entity Structure for Your Family Business

Protect Your Cash Cow by Choosing the Right Entity Structure for Your Family Business by Bea Wolper, Emens & Wolper Law Firm In a recent session of the Women in Family Business Peer Group at the Conway Center for Family Business, we discussed the importance of choosing the right entity structure to protect your family …

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Family & Teamwork

By Steve Harmon, Managing Director of Spartan Logistics Can there be a connection in the workplace? At Spartan, the answer is YES! Being a family owned company, we tend to do things a little bit differently. We’ve thrown the rulebook out the window by creating a company that not only values our team members but also …

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